Archive for January, 2005

Now More Than Ever: Traditional Coffees of Sumatra and Sulawesi

Now More Than Ever: Traditional Coffees of Sumatra and Sulawesi

It may seem a bit ghoulish to carry on about the pleasures of Sumatra coffee when communities not very far from the Sumatra growing regions are suffering through a catastrophe of unimaginably horrific proportions. However, as stark as the contrast may be between a coffee cup and news footage of upended cars, shattered houses and […]

Top Twelve Coffees of 2004

Top Twelve Coffees of 2004

Here are twelve of the most exciting coffees that we reviewed over the past year. Perhaps they illustrate a paradox, a version of the old saw about when the going gets tough the tough get tougher. Although green coffee prices generally spent a good part of 2004 exploring all-time lows and growers as a group […]